Executive Coaching

Understanding the importance of gender and leader identity formation in executive coaching for senior women

Within the principles of constructivist grounded theory this study investigates the developmental factors involved in executive coaching for women in senior roles. The paper presents an analysis of the unique experiences of eleven senior women in their...

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Chief Executive Officers' perceived value of coaching: individual and organisational influences

Although coaching is widely being used as a means for leadership development very little is known regarding CEOs’ perceived value of coaching and those factors that influence these perceptions. Using 583 complete surveys from a national US survey of...

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The Heart of Helping: Psychological and Physiological Effects of Contrasting Coaching Interaction

This study tested distinctions in the physiological, cognitive, emotional and relational mechanisms at play during different types of coaching interactions....

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The influence of the Five Factor Model of personality on the perceived effectiveness of executive coaching

Limited research attention has been paid to influences on executive coaching effectiveness. This study explores whether a relationship exists between the Five Factor Model of personality and coachee perceptions of effectiveness of executive coaching....

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Consiglieri: Leading From the Shadows

The IOC is pleased to share books authored by our Fellows and Sponsors. ...

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No Winner Ever Got There Without A Coach: Chapter Five Winners Who Become Losers: Coaching Abrasive Leaders

The IOC is pleased to share books authored by our Fellows and Sponsors. ...

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MasterClass: Executive/Leadership and Organizational Coaching: Building and Managing your Professional Practice

No longer considered a remedial “add-on” to executive development programs, coaching for leaders and executives has become an integral part of the human resource strategy at small and large – from start-ups to Fortune 50 – organizations. The field is growing by leaps and bounds....

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Autonomy support relationship satisfaction and goal focus in the coach-coachee relationship: which best predicts coaching success?

The role of the coach–coachee relationship in influencing coaching outcomes has emerged as an area of interest in research into the mechanics of effective coaching. Although extensively researched in the psychotherapeutic domain exploration of the working alliance represents a new phase in executive and life coaching research. This...

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Profit from the Positive: Proven Leadership Strategies to Boost Productivity and Transform Your Business

The IOC is pleased to share books authored by our Fellows and Sponsors. “Profit from the Positive is a rare business book that is deeply credible and compels you to act right away. If you put its tools and techniques into practice you will become a better leader.” Tom Rath from the Foreword...

Return on investment in executive coaching: a practical model for measuring ROI in organisations

Research and anecdotal evidence suggest that the majority of organisations make no attempt to evaluate their investment in executive coaching services....

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